Teen knocked down at flag protest
Published Tuesday, 22 January 2013
A teenage boy has been knocked over during a flag protest in Belfast.
Flag protestors block the Castlereagh Road in east Belfast amid heavy snow (© Pacemaker)
Police said he was struck by a car at the junction of Albertbridge Road and Templemore Avenue at around 7.30pm on Monday night.
He sustained injuries to his leg which are not thought to be serious.
It happened amid a series of protests which took place across Northern Ireland as part of 'Operation Standstill', following changes to the flag-flying policy at Belfast City Hall.